MAYOR AND BOARD OF ALDERMEN
CITY OF OCEAN SPRINGS
February 19, 2019 – 6:00 p.m.
1. CALL TO ORDER
2. INVOCATION AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
a) In Recognition of Blinded Veterans Association, presented to Bill Jones - March 28, 2019 as "Blinded Veterans Day” (Exhibit 3-a)
b) February 24 – March 2, 2019 as "National Montessori Education Week” presented to Leah Bray and Mary Ann Bounds (Exhibit 3-b)
a) American Heart Association Jackson County Heart Walk Saturday, March 30, 2019 in Pascagoula - Laura Koury (Exhibit 4-a)
5. OLD BUSINESS
a) Authorize the change of date for March Regular Meeting due to Mardi Gras holiday pursuant to 21-319 of the Mississippi Code from Tuesday, March 5th to Wednesday, March 6th
6. NEW BUSINESS
a) Authorize City Clerk to obtain bids for the Water, Sewer and Storm Sewer Rehabilitation Program Contract for a two year term based on specifications to be provided by Compton Engineering and approved by Public Works. (Exhibit 6-a)
b) Discussion of Contributing up to $3,125 to the 2019 Household Hazardous Waste Day Event (HHWD) and provide at least four representatives to work the 6-hour event per the Jackson County Board of Supervisors Solid Waste Department (Exhibit 6-b)
c) Adoption of a Unified Development Code (UDC) (Exhibit 6-c)
7. CONSENT AGENDA* * Consent Agenda – All matters listed under Item 7, Consent Agenda, are considered to be routine by the Board of Aldermen and will be enacted by one motion. There will not be separate discussion of these items. If discussion is desired, that item will be removed from the Consent Agenda and will be considered separately.
a) Adopt Resolution of the City of Ocean Springs, Mississippi to Request Assistance from Jackson County for Relocation of the former Human Resources Building (Exhibit 7-a)
b) Adopt Resolution of the City of Ocean Springs, Mississippi to Request Assistance from Jackson County to Sponsor Events Related to 2019 Jeepin’ the Coast (Exhibit 7-b)
c) Approve Special Event Permit Application for St. Paddy’s Day Celebration sponsored by OS Chamber and the City of Ocean Springs on Saturday, March 16, 2019; the event will begin at 9:00 a.m. and ending at 11:00 p.m.; Government Street Closure from Washington Avenue to Russell Avenue from 5:00 p.m. to 11:00 p. m.; No cost incurred by the city. (Exhibit 7-c)
d) Approve Minutes: Regular Meeting January 2, 2019 (Exhibit 7-d)
e) Accept Monthly Fire Department Report (Exhibit 7-e)
Human Resources/Risk Management: (Exhibit 7-f, g, h, i, j)
f) Accept resignation of Part-time Warrants Officer Leonard J. Ordonez status effective March 22, 2019; authorize to begin the process of filling the vacant position.
g) Accept resignation of Firefighter Marcus Williams effective February 23, 2019; authorize to begin the process of filling the vacant position.
h) Authorize removing Public Works Laborer Henry Lamb from probationary status to full time status effective January 15, 2019.
i) Authorize transfer of Public Works Laborer Frank Shockley from temporary to full time, effective February 19, 2019; current hourly rate of $12.00.
j) Authorize employment of Jacaleb Walker, Parks Maintenance Worker, effective February 19, 2019; $12.00 hourly rate; one year probationary status, pending successful completion of all pre-employment requirement.
Community Development & Planning: Planning Commission:
k) Authorize to approve for Preliminary Plat – Bills Addition Re-Plat – Kelly Lane/Little Bluff, LLC (Exhibit 7-k)
l) Authorize to approve Request of Minor Subdivision – 335 Lovers Lane (West side of Lovers Lane, opposite the intersection of LeVoyageur Drive) PID# 60224200.000 (Exhibit 7-l)
m) Authorize to approve Construct a single-family dwelling on a non-conforming lot – 609 First Avenue PID # 60224060.000 (Exhibit 7-m)
n) Authorize to approve Schmidt Avenue, West of McNamee Avenue, Is no longer required for public use (Exhibit 7-n)
o) Authorize to approve Construct a single-family dwelling on a non-conforming lot – 401 McNamee Avenue PID# 61070007.000 (Exhibit 7-o)
Zoning & Adjustment Board:
p) Authorize to approve Variance of a rear yard setback at 401 McNamee Avenue PID # 61070007.000 (Exhibit 7-p)
Historic Preservation Commission:
q) Accept resignation of HPC member Stacey Goff; authorize to begin the process of filling the vacant position
r) Authorize to approve a time extension for a Certificate of Appropriateness (COA) for a landscape plan, parking spaces and window shutters; 525 Porter Avenue/Old Ocean Springs Historic District (Exhibit 7-r)
s) Authorize to approve Certificate of Appropriateness (COA) for construction of detached carport; 1117 Iberville Drive/Marble Springs Historic District (Exhibit 7-s)
t) Approve Tree Protection Committee meeting minutes from February 12, 2019 (Exhibit 7-t)
u) Approve Code Enforcement Report through February 15, 2019 (Exhibit 7-u)
Parks & Recreation:
8. DEPARTMENT REPORTS
a) Approve payment: Docket of Claims and spread summary on the Minutes (Exhibit 8-a)
b) Approve Budget Amendments (Exhibit 8-b) (To be distributed prior to the meeting on Tuesday, February 19, 2019)
Human Resources/Risk Manager:
c) Approve $8,900.00 be transferred from Drainage Department line item 001-502-580 to Street Department line item 001-201-730 for the purchase of a manual coupler for CAT 308E2 Excavator and CAT 4200X Brush Wolf Brushcutter. (Exhibit 8-c)
Community Development & Planning:
d) Approve Request from Mike Butler, Contractor for The Sands, for permission to complete covering on the exterior façade of the two existing structures as the current sheathing installed has surpassed its allowable of time of exposure (Exhibit 8-d)
Parks & Recreation:
9. PUBLIC COMMENT: The public is invited to address the Board for up to 3 minutes each for a maximum period of 30 minutes. The Board will take all comments under advisement to take potential action at a later date if warranted. Priority will be given to Ocean Springs residents and Business Owners. ? **Please identify yourself before speaking into the microphone.
10. ALDERMEN’S FORUM
11. EXECUTIVE SESSION
RECESS UNTIL 6:00 P.M. on March 6, 2019